Matthew J. Alexander is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA and White Collar Defense & Compliance practices.

Located in Washington DC, Matthew focuses his practice on the counseling and defense of corporations and individuals in a variety of enforcement matters, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), federal securities and anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations, the False Claims Act (FCA), insider trading laws, as well as advising clients with respect to embargoes administered by the US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Matthew was named by Global Investigations Review to its “40 Under 40” list of the world’s leading young investigations specialists. He has extensive experience in designing, managing, executing, and presenting global investigations before numerous enforcement authorities, including the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency.

In addition to regularly presenting to enforcement authorities, Matthew counsels clients with respect to anti-corruption, international trade, and AML compliance policies, procedures, and training. He regularly designs and conducts due diligence and provides advice in relation to corporate transactions and has conducted numerous compliance and fraud risk assessments and reviews for both public and private companies.

Matthew is also the Associate Editor and a regular columnist for the Business Crimes Bulletin.



Georgetown University Law Center, JD

University of Notre Dame, BA, Political Science


  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania


  • Associate Editor and regular columnist, Business Crimes Bulletin